[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 114 (Wednesday, June 13, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35366-35367]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-14398]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy


Agency Information Collection Extension

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. 
Department of Energy.

ACTION: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
review; comment request.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) has submitted an information 
collection request to the OMB for extension under the provisions of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection requests a 
three-year extension of its Historic Preservation for Energy Efficiency 
Programs, OMB Control Number 1910-5155. The proposed collection will 
allow DOE to continue data collection on the status of Weatherization 
Assistance Program (WAP), State Energy Program (SEP) and Energy 
Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program activities to 
ensure that recipients are compliant with Section 106 of the National 
Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

DATES: Comments regarding this collection must be received on or before 
July 13, 2012. If you anticipate that you will be submitting comments, 
but find it difficult to do so within the period of time allowed by 
this notice, please advise the OMB Desk Officer of your intention to 
make a submission as soon as possible. The Desk Officer may be 
telephoned at 202-395-4650.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be sent to the DOE Desk Officer, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, 735 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503; and to Christine Platt Patrick, EE-2K, U.S. 
Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585, 
Email: Christine.Platt@ee.doe.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Platt Patrick, EE-2K, U.S. 
Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585, 
Email: Christine.Platt@ee.doe.gov.

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    Additional information and reporting guidance concerning the 
Historic Preservation reporting requirement for the WAP, SEP and EECBG 
are available for review at the following Web site: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/wip/historic_preservation.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information collection request 
contains: (1) OMB No.: 1910-5155; (2) Information Collection Request 
Title: Historic Preservation for Energy Efficiency Programs; (3) Type 
of Request: Renewal; (4) Purpose: To collect data on the status of the 
WAP, SEP, and EECBG activities to ensure compliance with Section 106 of 
the NHPA; (5) Annual Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,473; (6) Annual 
Estimated Number of Total Responses: 2,473; (7) Annual Estimated Number 
of Burden Hours: 5,264; (8) Annual Estimated Reporting and 
Recordkeeping Cost Burden: 0.
    Statutory Authority: Section 106 of the National Historic 
Preservation Act (Pub. L. 89-665 106) establishes that WAP, SEP and 
EECBG recipients must retain sufficient documentation to demonstrate 
that the recipient (or subrecipient) has received required approval(s) 
prior to the expenditure of project funds to alter any historic 
structure or site.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 7, 2012.
David T. Danielson,
Assistant Secretary, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2012-14398 Filed 6-12-12; 8:45 am]
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